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PK-6
Public
Arlington, TX
Students enrolled: 801
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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2626 Lincoln Drive
Arlington, TX 76006

(682) 867-3700
(817) 801-3705
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May 23, 2014
If you have something negative to post about this school, I have two words for you....Get Involved! The more you spend time up at the school helping and trying to make a difference, the more you will discover just how kind, caring, and wonderful the teachers and staff at Sherrod are everyday. My sons have had an amazing experience at Sherrod. My third grade son loves all the after school clubs and my youngest thrived this year with his amazing kindergarten teacher. There is no perfect school and as a parent it is your privilege and opportunity to make your school better. Don't complain...jump in and help. I have heard so many parents mistreating the office staff at Sherrod this year. It was appalling to hear these caring individuals treated like dirt. It's time for parents to stop being a part of the problem. If you think teachers and administrator are there for the money, then you are crazy. They are there because they love our kids. They could get paid much better somewhere else.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2014
This school is not great about handling bullying. The principle at this school is a great actor. He put on a smile everyday. The smile is fake my child was verbally Abusied by this so call "great man". I don't recommend this school. Not a friendly school. You can tell when people are there for the kids and you can also tell when people are there for the money.

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2014
My son is 5 years old and he is kindergarden, his teacher is Mrs. Johnston, and she is fabulous, she really cares about her kids. My son loves his school!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2013
My daughter barely started school a few days ago and it has already been a bad experience. I told the teacher on the 1st day that she would go to the on-sight daycare afterschool and asked what forms to fill out. I did so. My family gets a call at the end of the day from the daycare saying she never showed and they don't know where she is. We come to find out that she was in the cafeteria because "they (teacher) didn't know where she was supposed to go." After the end of the third day at school, we get an automated message saying my child has an unexcused absence. She has been there every day this week. Not possible. Fourth day into school, they still don't have an account number for her so that I can put her lunch money into. At first I was giving them the benefit of doubt when I saw they had a 2/10 rating. I figured maybe its just that most of the parents don't care and are not involved and that's why they may have a low score. Now, I am realizing that its just as much the school than the parents. Big disappointment so far. Definitely looking into moving elsewhere.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2013
I would have to agree with the last parent, my husband and I both have good income, but you do feel as though they think everyone is poor. The kids are rough , my son had a hard time with that. Counselors are good. There are some really good teachers that care , I just wish it was truly a neighborhood school And it is not . It wasn't a good fit for us , but it may work for you

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2013
NtThis school is okay its nothing to brag about..There are a couple of good teachers just a couple..I can't wait to move so I can transfer my kid s..Ms.Johnson is a very good teacher it's not too many at the school like her.. My household makes about 90,000 a year and when I go to the school they look at you like your poor. I have heard crazy stories about this school..My kids been honor students since they have been attending school and soon as I transferred them they grades dropped dramatically . There are a lot of ghetto kids at this school.I

- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2013
hi I just move from California and iam looking for a great school for my two sons I would like more information

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2012
My son has been going to Sherrod since kindergarten! He loves it! He is about to be in 4th grade. Sometimes there is a couple things that I don't agree with that some of the teachers do, but I email or call the teacher personally and voice my concerns. Most of the time they listen and understand. Although I have never taken it, every one of his teachers has offered to give their personal cell phone number if I ever needed anything. I have always thought that was very nice and going above and beyond their job! Mrs. Johnson was our principal and we all loved her. She was always very sincere and involved. She knew every child when they walked in the door. My son never had to go to the principal's office so we never had a lot of visits from me coming to get him or anything like that. Still, she knew who I was and knew who my son was. That always made me feel great. Unfortunately,Mrs. Johnson quit at the end of the 2011-2012 school year because she married and moved. We do not yet know who our new principal is, but I hope they are as caring and involved as she was.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2009
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- submitted by a student
September 30, 2008
The standards of the school have decreased considerably since the new principle has arrived. She is there to greet you with a fake smile every day instead of focusing on the 'real issues' that will make an impact in the school.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating May 02, 2008
Since the new principal has come to Sherrod, the school seems to be on its way back up. I feel welcome at the school. Sherrod demographics are changing, the school zone boundary line is bringing in more economically disadvanted students, which can make 'outstanding test scores' a challanging task, but I see the dedication and hope here, and I think great things are happening.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 12, 2008
Imagine being greeted by a warm smile and welcoming arms as you arrive at school each morning. Imagine the utmost respect demonstrated by your teacher(s). Imagine a cohesive group of educators that believe a school is 'all about the kids!' - that's is Sherrod elementary and it's 'feel good' principal and wonderful teachers and staff! love it!

- submitted by a community member
July 16, 2007
My child attended Sherrod Kind-6th grade. Overall, our experience was good. Through the years, we had several excellent teachers and while I sometimes felt the principal was a little too strict, we learned to be careful what we wish for because the new principal is much too nice...allowing wrong things to happen by students and even teachers. The most frustrating thing about Sherrod was the constant punishing of the entire class for what a few kids do, sometimes even having learning projects taken away. The best thing about Sherrod is the few teachers that have chosen to not run their classrooms that way but to instead, make each child accountable for his/her own actions. The PTA struggles at Sherrod due to lack of parent involovement. The few that do work on the PTA give 110% and try very hard to make a difference.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2007
Sherrod's new principal has been here a year now, and positive changes are seen everywhere. The Dads' Club is actively involved, a science specialist has been hired for 2007-08, and thousands of dollars have been spent on leveled reading that emphasizes individual instruction. Sherrod has monitors in every classroom and produces a news program that children write and host. This is an outstanding program in Arlington. Sherrod's diversity makes it a great place for all children. The needs of each child are emphasized. Since the new principal's arrival walking into the office is a pleasant and helpful experience. I wish all parents would get involved and see all that Sherrod has to offer. This is truly a school that Arlington can point to with pride./

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2007
This school has a lot to be desired. The princple doesn't seem to care about improving the education or the learning environment. Teachers at this school will punish the entire class for a few students behavior.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2006
In regards to art/music Sherrod is up to par. However, they do not offer any physical activities nor extracurricular activities (such as chess, math or science club. In regards to their parent involvement, I would give them a -10 out of 10. I am very disappointed with the events that continue to go on without my being informed.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2006
The leadership is hit or miss. Depends on the day. Some of the teachers are very cranky and dont care.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2006
This school is fine, but seems to lack leadership. I have heard new principal is coming, hopefully she/he will improve.

- submitted by a parent
December 12, 2005
I enjoyed the school at first but once my child had trouble, it seemed as if they did not want to deal with the issue. My child might be A.D.D and some of the other parents asked if I have received assistance from the school but I got was rejection. I am a single parent and want the best for my children. It is a good school and there are some good teachers there. However, our children are small only once and want there surrounding to be helpful!

- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2005
My son attended Roquemore for kindergarten and 1st grade. He really enjoyed his time there and had wonderful teachers. The school offered a wide variety of activities, such as, music, computers, art, participation in school plays, and reading programs. I regularly volunteered and found a good number of parents did the same. Being active in the school seemed to make more of a difference for our family.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2005
Sherrod is a very good school. The teachers as well as the administration are wonderful with the children. It is in a nice, 'safe' location. My children love it there. We are looking for a new home and regret that we may have to move schools. We will miss Sherrod and the people who make it wonderful very much.

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2005
I am a parent of a child at Sherrod. I am not satisfied with this school. Kids don't seem to be watched during recess and lunch time. My daughter had her lunch box stolen and it took weeks for any one to do anything about it. I don't think the academic part of the school is very challanging such as the spelling words are very simular to the ones she had last year. I do think the teachers mean well, just the children overwhelm them.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2004
The teachers and faculty are wonderful. They are always willing to help any child that is in need.There is a strong parent involvement at Sherrod.My children have really loved Sherrod and hated to leave their friends and teachers.

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2004
I have my third child attending Sherrod. The oldest is now attending Texas Tech. Sherrod has always had the best teachers that give individual attention to each student while challenging each child to do their best. The PTA is extremely strong and Sherrod is well represented at district in programs such as the Reflections contest. I would recommend Sherrod to any parent looking for a quality elementary school.

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2004
We moved into Sherrod district after reviewing the statistics on all Metroplex schools. Sherrod has the highest independent rating by the Texas Monthly Magazine three years straight. Sherrod is a 5 Star achool, because of the leadership of the Principal and her staff and the devotion of the teachers. Sherrod has a very active PTA and Dad's club. Sherrod is also willing to take a hard look at its operation and is always looking to improve the school. Again, we moved from Washington DC and after a great deal of research, we chose Sherrod. RB & Nancy Grisham

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2004
Sherrod is a great school! The leadership and teachers are the best! My older kids have gone on to excel at Lamar in Honors classes. Many great programs for kids to get involved in from Chess club, to Destination Imagination, to orchestra, band, choir, etc...Our test scores on all the major tests are awesome! You will be so glad your child goes to such a super school!

- submitted by a parent
December 05, 2003
I went to Sherrod from the second to sixth grades, and loved every minute of it. Everyone there is always so willing to help, everyone from the Principal down are always involved in everything they do there. I wish I could go back to Sherrod, it is an excellent school!

- submitted by a community member
October 02, 2003
I have to say that my kids have gotten a fantastic foundation because of the Sherrod teachers who care. They are strict and for good reason. One of my kids teachers she didn't like because of her strictness but now my daughter says she's thankful for what she learned in that class. Having a strong staff, they are constantly trying to improve and introduce new educational opportunties.

- submitted by a parent
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Sherrod Elementary School
2626 Lincoln Drive, Arlington, TX  76006
(682) 867-3700
Last modified Sherrod Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sherrod Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top